Samsung L830 Review - Test shots – Detail and lens perfomance Review

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”A range of general test shots are shown over the next two pages. In some cases, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it to show the overall image quality. Some other pictures may be clicked to view the original full-size image.”


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Here’s the usual detail test shot of the West Window of Exeter Cathedral, for you to compare with other cameras. See below for a full res crop, or click to see the whole picture.


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The overall detail could be better. A lot of really fine detail is obscured by image noise, even in this 80 ISO shot.


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The L830’s lens does produce some barrel distortion at the wide angle end, but it’s not too terrible.


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Centre sharpness is very good, but again image noise is plainly visible.


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Corner sharpness is also pretty good.


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No trace of pincushion distortion in this telephoto shot.


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